What If Spilled Liquid Caused Slip And Fall Injuries?

Question: My brother just took a bad fall at a South Florida hardware store. He said the store had not cleaned up some liquid soap on the floor. He has multiple injuries, and is having to take unpaid time off from work. Do you know if he has any legal rights?

Answer: Over 70% of slip and fall injuries occur on public property. Your brother is injured, but not alone, and certainly not defenseless. South Florida slip and fall injuries from liquid spillage can be serious, I’ve listed common injuries below. It is the property owner’s responsibility to routinely check for any spills. If the property owner is found negligent, then he can file a claim against the entity to collect damages listed below.

Slip and Fall Injuries

  • Broken bones-hips, arms, ankles, tailbones
  • Back, neck, spinal cord
  • Brain, head, skull
  • Sprains, ligament, tendon damage
  • Shoulder, knees, elbow,
  • Lacerations and bruising

Collect Damages

  • Pain and suffering
  • Past and future medical bills
  • Past and future lost wages
  • Punitive damages

A skilled South Florida Slip and Fall Attorney can assist your brother in obtaining a fair settlement. Contact the Law Office of David Benenfeld for a FREE consultation to help you with your claim. Call: [number type=”2″] or [number type=”1″].